Do you know what these are? They are called glass canes and are used in making glass beads and more. Aren't they just beautiful?
What is caneworking?
Caneworking is a glassblowing technique that is used to add intricate patterns and stripes to vessels or other blown glass objects. Cane refers to rods of glass with color; these rods can be simple, containing a single color, or they can be complex and contain many strands of multiple colors in pattern.
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